Big Data Raises Big Questions What keeps more governments from pursuing large-scale data analytics? Concerns about working with multiple data formats, safeguarding privacy, finding the right skill sets and funding the projects, to name a few. FirstNet Moves Forward, But Hurdles Remain The national public safety broadband network should let federal, state and local emergency response personnel share data, do their jobs more efficiently and save more lives in the process. Products New Products from LG, Grizzly Labs, Logitech Smartphone, scanning app, iPad mini keyboard Gov2020 Reinventing Tech Services What do baby monitors and home security have to do with government? Public Safety Integrating 311 and 911 Streamlines Operations An integrated call center in Dyersburg, Tenn., streamlines citizen service requests and emergency calls. Point of View State and Local Economies Are on the Mend (Opinion) Now is a great time for CIOs to sharpen their powers of persuasion. Case Studies Rock County, Wis., Takes Streamlined Approach to FOIA Requests Technology helps Rep. Paul Ryan’s home county respond to election-driven FOIA requests. Can Open Source Software Enhance Collaboration? Post-9/11, common justice-related data standards let states use open source software to effectively collaborate across agencies. Four Questions Kansas City's New Chief Innovation Officer Seeks to Connect Government and Community Ashley Z. Hand looks to engage citizens with the Challenge Cabinet and connecting schools to resources.